Island Holidays

Explore the best Queensland Island Holidays on the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy a day trip to a tropical Queensland island, or stay a few nights at one of the Island Resorts.

Queensland Island Holidays

Discover the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef with a tropical island holiday.  The Great Barrier Reef is home to over 900 islands from the southern Great Barrier Reef to Cape York in Tropical North Queensland.  

Green Island

Green Island is a tropical Island retreat located just 45 minutes by boat from Cairns. Enjoy a Day Tour to Green Island with full day, half day, and helicopter flight options or for the idyllic island holiday stay longer at the Island Resort.  Enjoy luxury 4 and half star eco certified resort style accommodation suitable for couples or families along with sumptuous dining showcasing local produce and complimentary sunset drink.  Discover a range of complimentary island activities including snorkelling, windsurfing, island walks, glass bottom boat tours and more.  

ISLAND RESORT FACILITIES

  • Private Resort Guest Swimming Pool
  • Heated Day visitor Swimming Pool
  • Emerald's Restaurant and Canopy Grill
  • Pool Bar​
  • Massage Salon
  • Scuba Diving Options
  • Guest Lounge with FREE WiFi
  • Guest Laundry
  • Boutique
  • Advanced Ecotourism Certification

Book your Green Island Accommodation Here

Fitzroy Island

Fitzroy Island is located 45min ferry transfer from Cairns and is popular island for Day Tours along with overnight guests staying at the Island Resort. Explore Fitzroy Island's spectacular walking trails and discover the picture perfect Nudey Beach and see the abundant marine life.  A selection of Island activites can be arranged along with optional outer reef day trips departing from the Island.  

ISLAND RESORT FACILITIES

  • Large Swimming Pool & Spa
  • Swim Up Bar & Pool Bar
  • Zephyr Restaurant (open Breakfast & Dinner)
  • Beachside Beer Garden "Foxy's Bar"
  • Resort General Store
  • Turtle Rehabilitation Centre
  • Disabled facilities (3 rooms)
  • No Mobile Phone service
  • Non Smoking Resort

Book your Fitzroy Island Resort Accommodation here.

Orpheus Island

The All Inclusive Orpheus Island Resort is the ultimate luxury island getaway, epitomising tropical island living at it's finest.  This private island hideaway features only 14 beachfront rooms, suites and villas offering a true secluded island paradise.  Enjoy all inclusive gourmet dining inspired by the natural surroundings using fresh seasonal produce along with quality Australian wines and beers.  Enjoy a range of complimentary Island Activities plus a daily curated Orpheus Experience during your stay.  Located off the coast from Townsville, scenic helicopter transfers are available from Townsville, or private charter from Cairns.

ISLAND RESORT FACILITIES

  • All Inclusive - Three Gourmet Meals Daily & selection of Australian Wines & Beers & Softdrinks
  • All Inclusive Mini Bar
  • Daily Curated Orpheus Experience Daily
  • Unlimited use of motorised dinghies
  • Unlimited use of paddle boards, kayaks, catamarans
  • Unlimited use of Snorkelling & Fishing Gear
  • Infinity Swimming Pool 25m
  • Guest Library
  • Guest Games Room
  • Walking Tracks
  • Day Spa
  • Orpheus Boutique

Book your Orpheus Island Accommodation Here

Lizard Island

Lizard Island Resort offers natural seclusion and luxury accommodation, situated on the Great Barrier Reef, only a 60 minute scenic flight from Cairns.  Discover your own private beach, explore nature walks or indulge in a couples spa treatment...the choice is yours at this idyllic island paradise.  Enjoy a selection of luxury accommodation options including private plunge pools, or for that special occassion The Villa which can accommodate up to 5 guests for the ultimate celebration in style.  All Lizard Island rooms and suites include All Inclusive gourmet meals daily, selection of beverages plus complimentary island activities. 

ISLAND RESORT FACILITIES

  • All Inclusive Resort - Gourmet Meals Daily
  • Unlimited non-alcoholic beverages
  • Selection of wine, beer, basic spirits and sparkling wine
  • Private Beach Picnic Hampers
  • Complimentary Paddle Skis, Stand up Paddle Boards
  • Complimentary Snorkelling equipment
  • Complimentary Catamarans, Motorised Dinghies
  • Complimentary Tennis
  • Day Spa
  • Gymnasium
  • Saltwater Restaurant
  • Driftwood Bar
  • Guest Library
  • Guest Lounge with Internet access
  • Disabled access rooms available

Book Your Lizard Island Accommodation Here 

The Whitsunday Islands

The Whitsunday Islands offer a range of Island Resorts, overnight sailing and luxury charter yachts to explore the 74 tropical islands and iconic Whitehaven Beach and Heart Reef.

Getting to the Whitsundays is easy, with direct flights into Hamilton Island, or you can fly into the Whitsunday Coast Airport on the mainland, near Airlie Beach and take a ferry to the islands, or board one of the Whitsunday sailing trips or private charter yacht to experience the Islands in luxury complete with onboard crew.

The Whitsundays is also home to the Reef Sleep where you can sleep under the stars on the reef - a truely unique experience!

Discover more about the Whitsunday Islands here.

Great Keppel Island

Located off the coast from Yeppoon, on the Capricon region coastline,  Great Keppel Island can be accessed by a 30 minute boat ride.  Enjoy the beach and snorkelling with a day trip or you may choose to enjoy an Island holiday staying at the Great Keppel Island Hideaway which offers a back to basic cabin style accommodation.

Lady Elliot Island

Located at the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, Lady Elliot Island is world renowned as the home of the mantra ray, turtles and it's abundance of marine life and unspoilt coral reef.  Snorkelling directly from the beach with a range of snorkel trails and optional guided snorkel tours available. Scuba divers can choose from teh 20 incredible dive sites around the island which are accessible by dive boats.

Getting to Lady Elliot Island is via a small aircraft only, with scenic flights from Brisbane (Redcliffe), Gold Coast, Hervey Bay and Bundaberg.  For an amazing day including scenic flight, and snorkelling at Lady Elliot Island you can book a one day trip here.  The island is also home to Lady Elliiot Island Eco Resort which offers a range of accommodation options including glamping to family cabins.

Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island has many tours and attractions and provides fantastic snorkelling, scuba diving, sailing and wildlife experiences, or the opportunity to simply enjoy a relaxing island holiday. Magnetic Island has 23 stunning beaches, national park surrounds and pristine fringing reefs, the island is a popular day trip and extended stay destination for visitors to the Great Barrier Reef.

Choose from a range of Island Day tours, including sunset tours, scenic helicopter flights, sailing tour, private charters and the amazing Museum of Underwater ART from Townsville.

Lady Musgrave Island

Located off the coast from Gladstone region, Lady Musgrave Island is well known for its snorkelling and scuba diving.  Experience the beauty of Lady Musgrave with a day trip departing from 1770 including snorklling, lunch and glass bottoom boat tour.

 

 

Another great way to explore the Islands of the Great Barrier Reef is by a luxury charter yacht where you can exprience the remote islands in the comfort of your private yacht.  Board your yacht from the Whitsundays, Cairns, Port Douglas, Lizard Island for an bespoke island holiday on the Great Barrier Reef.  

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